Change in federal trauma definition would help burn centers like Akron Children’s Hospital’s
Published: August 6, 2014 - 05:35 PM
| Updated: August 6, 2014 - 07:53 PM
By Cheryl Powell
Beacon Journal medical writer
Dr. John Crow (right), head of surgery at Akron Children's Hospital, and Heather Belacic (left), clinical co-ordinator of the hospital's burn unit, inspect the burn unit's new tub room with U.S. Senator Rob Portman during a tour of the unit on Wednesday. Portman is supporting legislation that will include burn centers as trauma centers, opening up potential funding. (Ed Suba Jr./Akron Beacon Journal)
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